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Why did James Madison create "Mr. Madison's Party"?

a. To discourage others from taking up partisan politics
b. To create a basis for long-standing political parties
c. To support Alexander Hamilton's policy
d. To oppose Alexander Hamilton's policy

About the Podcast: 60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation’s history and government.

60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center’s education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

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60-Second Civics: Episode 3197, Mr. Madison's Party
Learn about James Madison's political party.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3196, James Madison on Partisan Politics
Learn about Madison's views on partisanship.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3195, If Men Were Angels, No Government Would Be Needed
Learn about the separation of powers in government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3194, James Madison's Federalist 10
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3193, James Madison's Federalist Essays
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3192, James Madison, the Convention's Most Active Delegate
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3191, James Madison's Views Did Not Always Prevail
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3190, James Madison Drafts the Virginia Plan
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3189, James Madison, Scholar and Politician
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3188, James Madison's Early Career
Learn about James Madison.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3187, James Madison, Father of the Constitution
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3186, Participation in Government
Learn about citizens participating in government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3183, Civic Participation
Learn about civic participation.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3182, Citizenship as an Office of Government
Learn about citizens' roles.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3181, Civil Disobedience
Learn about civil disobedience.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3180, Responsibilities of Citizens
Learn about citizens and their responsibilities.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3179, Some Rights Can Be Limited
Learn about the limitation of rights.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3178, Personal, Political, and Economic Rights
Learn about types of rights.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3177, Legal Permanent Residents
Learn about living legally in a country.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3176, Citizenship
Learn about citizenship.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3175, The Spread of American Ideas
Learn about the spread of American ideas.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3174, Constitutional Powers to Deal With Other Countries
Learn about shared powers of U.S. government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3173, The United Nations
Learn about the United Nations.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3172, How Nations Interact
Learn about nations interactions with each other.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3171, International Law
Learn about international law.